Category Archives: Windows

By October 13, 2020

For some odd reason I have been unable to add new users to Windows 10 home edition. The only way that work included adding the user directly under netplwiz. Click the Window key + r Enter netplwiz Click add to add the new user If you need to lock the default Administrator user do this


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By March 02, 2019

Strange we replace the battery in a Dell Laptop and the battery indicator was not showing the correct status. We went into the bios and the bios was showing the battery was charging. This indicated a Microsoft Windows issue. We found online that this can be resolve by reinstalling the“Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery ”


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By July 26, 2017

Error: Unable to update the password. The value provided for the new password does not meet the length, complexity, or history requirements of the domain If you are meeting the complexity and length requirements. You are most likely not meeting the history requirements. Which means the password was recently changed and you will have to


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By August 03, 2016

Below are some samples on how to use GetHostEntry via Powershell. If your host is part of a domain controller and returns a unknown host error. Try pinging or traceroute to that host. Then try the lookup again.


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By April 26, 2016

Create a boot USB or DVD Downloading windows 10 from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10 run the new disk on the broken PC and use the repair option. Go to the command prompt and type C:\ BCDEDIT /SET {DEFAULT} BOOTMENUPOLICY LEGACY      


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